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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
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Chips, the War Dog (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.
Plot: german shepherd, dog, animals, world war two, sergeant, dog actor, animal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and exciting films with plots about dog, world war two, friendship, friends, adventure, family and escapades mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Chips, the War Dog: Max (2015), Run, Joe, Run (1974), Smoke (1970), Miracle of the White Stallions (1963), The Incredible Journey (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, teenage life, friendship, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, police investigation, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, afghanistan, texas, united states, iraq ...
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95%
 7.5
 117
Run, Joe, Run (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Run, Joe, Run was a Saturday morning television program that aired on NBC from 1974 to 1976. It centered around Joe, a German Shepherd in the military's K-9 Corp., and his master, Sergeant Will Corey. One day, during training, Joe was falsely ...
Plot: on the run, dog, live action, owner dog relationship, boy dog relationship, u.s. army, chase, escape, barking dog, bounty hunter, obsession, dog actor ...
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91%
Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.
Plot: blindness, handicap, german shepherd, political activism, dog, handicapped, obstacle, seeing eye dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 106
Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family, coming of age, adventure, betrayal, youth, teenage life, remarry, animal life, estrangement, farm, german shepherd ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
Plot: world war two, nazi, escape, prison, pow, prisoners of war, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, war, military, escapades, heroes, soldier, danger, adventure, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, animal life ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Lone Wolf (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy finds a large wolf-like dog in the mountain and they befriend. The local peasants think that it may be a real wolf responsible for the sheep pestilence. They decide to kill the animal, but the boy is worried about it and he secretly provides ...
Plot: mountain, wolf, dog, winter, snow, blood, ladder, singing, boy, military, german shepherd, father ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, animal life, on the road, wounded animal, young heroes, escapades, mountain ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 262
Lassie (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lassie is a Canadian television series which aired from 1997 to 1999 on YTV in Canada and Sunday nights on the Animal Planet network in the United States, as a modified remake of the original Lassie series about a boy and his faithful dog. As with ...
Plot: dog, dog actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, touching, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, lost dog, pets, adventure, best friends, animal life, veteran, homelessness, pitbull, road trip, human animal relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 272
First to Fight (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named ...
Plot: u.s. marine corps, sergeant, cowardice, japanese army, war hero, widow, world war two, marriage, medal of honor, combat
Time: year 1943
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 226
The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, general, cave, soldier, trapped, underground
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mr. Kingstreet's War (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, wildlife, hunter, italian soldier
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 16K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, heroic mission, youth, rescue, on the run, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, jungle, soldier, jungle warfare, buddies, heroes, war, military, danger, escapades, chaos ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: burma, japan, asia, southeast asia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 60K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dog, rescue, survival, expedition, adventure, dog sled, pets, pilot, scientist, snow, wilderness, research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: antarctica, new zealand, oregon, pasadena california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, tense
Plot: dog, dog sled, wolf, survival, gold rush, grizzly bear, snow, native american, disney, chase, hopes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, contemporary
Place: alaska, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: sad, touching, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, police dog, life & death, animals, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 2010s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I'll Remember April (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, war, military, friends, racism, wartime life, friendship between boys, japanese soldier, prejudice, boy, youth ...
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 292
Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, german shepherd, dog, sheepdog, starting over, family life, death in the family, family relations, animal life, friends, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 269
Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, hitler, evil man, nazi, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.
Plot: world war two, adolf hitler, war veteran, hitler, mission, love interest, secret mission, forest, flashback, world war two veteran, elderly man, hunting ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, wounded animal, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 615
Ace of Hearts (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: false accusation, pets, courtroom drama, police dog, fighting the system, police investigation, german shepherd, family, crimes, law enforcement, society, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 644
The Climb (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pair of mismatched rock climbers must learn to work together to conquer one of the world's most treacherous mountains in this adventure tale. After rescuing a wealthy man, solo climbers Michael and Derrick are rewarded with a chance to summit ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, christian film
Plot: friendship, adventurer, ambition, survival, human spirit, against the odds, danger, escapades, adventure, forces of nature, underdog, interracial friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Key to Rebecca (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: A ruthless Nazi spy. A fearless army major. One has a cause. The other, a conscience. Both had a secret worth dying for.
Plot: dancer, world war two, british soldier, spy, british army, sergeant
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 58
Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 718
The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: world war two, battles, adventure, daring rescue, politics, buddies, danger, anti war, wartime life, jungle, terrorism, friendship ...
Place: asia, malaysia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An American Girl on the Home Front (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, war, family relations, school, family life, friendship, adventure, family, wartime life, friendship between girls, soldier, dancing ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: usa, illinois, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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